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Poster: snore Date: Jun 3, 2008 8:16am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Anniversary show

This is a leap into the unknown for me - I've never listened to a complete P & F show before. This one is unreviewed, but the set list is intriguing so it seemed as good as anywhere to start. So far (I'm now into the second set) I'd have to say I'm enjoying it, the interplay between the musicians is good and the variety of songs keeps it interesting. Weak point, and I think others have pointed it out before, would be the vocals, but they're only a small part of the show. http://www.archive.org/details/paf2007-06-03.schoepsmk41.sonicsound.85783.flac16

Anyone know the line up on this show ?

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Poster: Morning Dewd Date: Jun 3, 2008 8:36am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Anniversary show

Phil Lesh, Warren Haynes, John Scofield, John Molo, Steve Moltiz

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Poster: craven714 Date: Jun 3, 2008 12:51pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Anniversary show

snore,
check THIS shit out
first is killer and the second set blows the first away

http://www.archive.org/details/2001-04-29.paf.sbd.bertha-ashley.5877.sbeok.flacf

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Poster: craven714 Date: Jun 3, 2008 1:26pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Anniversary show

and if you like the Viola Lee Blues interweaving thing
then you will love this second set

http://www.archive.org/details/2001-07-01.paf.rode-miller.bertha-ashley.5878.sbeok.flacf

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Poster: snore Date: Jun 4, 2008 9:02am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Anniversary show

Thanks for those links, Craven714. I've been enjoying them here at work. I like that they make such a good job of 'Low Spark', always my favourite Traffic number. I wish GD had covered that rather than 'Mr Fantasy'. Good sound on both shows too.

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Poster: craven714 Date: Jun 4, 2008 10:13am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Anniversary show

loooooove the versions of "low spark" that Phil does...
I totally agree with you ~ the Dead should have switched these songs.

There is another really good show from the Greek, I think from 2001, but I can't seem to find it at the LMA. I will go through some CDs tonight and find the date, and see if its posted. But, it would be worth it for you just look over some of the higher rated Phil shows over there (LMA).
(I am prone to 2001s and some 2004s)

You've already got your feet wet, might as well jump on in.

How'd you like that monsterous Shakedown on 4-29-2001?
That Molo is a fu**ing BEAST

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Poster: snori Date: Jun 4, 2008 12:55pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Anniversary show

Yeah, I'll look for some more (perhaps some of the SBDs that Phil put up here). It makes a change and that's worth going to work for, I guess. On the whole though as I said about another band I dipped into, I'll probably be building a shelf rather than a collection.

Veblen, I only saw Traffic once, and it was at the time Low Spark was released. It was at a festival, and as an audience we must have been a bit too laid back because suddenly Viv Stanshall (lead singer of Bonzo Dog Band, all-round eccentric, and friend of Winwood) had hold of the mike yelling at us to 'stop being like sacks of potatoes, and get up and dance' !

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Poster: craven714 Date: Jun 4, 2008 6:46pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Anniversary show

http://www.archive.org/details/2001-06-30.paf.neumann.boden.4692.sbeok.flacf

here is the one I was trying to remember the date.

If you are going to start digging into Phil, you have to listen to the ways they would recycle a riff (motif/motive) from a song (any..........................fucking...............song):

like track 4as listed here, is the "Tears of a Clown" jam.
Become very familiar with this...they sure did...
I love the way these little jams would literally pass through from player to player, usually bar to bar, as kind of the call and response that helps music become something else.

Highlight of this show: (phils vocals and harmonies are B+)
Set two: She Said. We know how the boys handled the Beatles. Insert your own thought. Phil and his crew do this classic a favor IMO.
BUT, it is the following jam that makes my hairs stand on end.
This reincarnation of the early Beatles song drops into a reggae rhythm (that FUCKIN MOLO) in which everyone loosens up even more until they start working on a "Can't Always Get What You Want" jam. Beatles+Reggae+Stones+Phil & Friends+Rock-n-Roll+improv? COME ON!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Again this type of "call and response" is mesmerizing.

This leads to a 26 min Mtns of the Moon>Luna Jam>Intrada Jam.
Then the musical palendrome - -

(long-ass)CRYPT>TOO>Nite of 1000
stars(why? I have no idea)>TOO>CRYPT>
(a fast)RIDER

Give it a whirl..........................

edit: dont know i am speaking to snore or snori?

This post was modified by craven714 on 2008-06-05 01:46:32

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Poster: snore Date: Jun 5, 2008 4:37am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Anniversary show

Thanks again Craven714, a morning at work well spent. I loved this show. The two guitars are like a conversation, and I enjoyed the keyboards backing them up without being overstated. The bass and drums aren't bad either. You didn't mention it, but I assume you'd noticed the 'Norwegian Wood' element in the MOTM jam ? I think it's going to be a longer shelf than I had anticipated.

Snore is Snori at work, the result of a typo I couldn't figure out how to correct.

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Poster: craven714 Date: Jun 5, 2008 2:15pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Anniversary show

http://www.archive.org/details/2001-07-15.paf.schoeps.kempa.4845.sbeok.flacf

some more work music~~~~

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Poster: craven714 Date: Jun 5, 2008 6:14am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Anniversary show

glad you enjoyed it! Norwegian Wood, isn't it good?
I will try to shot you another good one here in a bit

but for now, I am going to be snore at work, (snoring actually) gotta sleep. Dont tell my boss................

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Poster: veblen Date: Jun 4, 2008 10:07am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Anniversary show

always be careful what you wish for...especially when dealing with bands and covers...I have done the: "I sure wish they would play..." only to go to "why on earth did they play..."

though the low spark wish can never be fulfilled so it does sound pretty good.

I imagine the decision was made to go with the more guitar driven tune.

though low spark is one magical tune...traffic was my college band and I am happy/proud to say that I can still appreciate them, in that the music still holds-its-own after 30-years and is not set in stone/time.

I recall how I hated having light up or leave me alone placed after low spark on the album since it just seemed wrong having an inferior song following such a classic. It was just too much of a let down; though I guess thoughts like those went away to some degree with vinyl. Funny, we even had a house rule that the needle had to be pulled after low spark, which left light up not getting much playing time around our place. Though I do enjoy the song these days.